Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

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8:24 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

State exempts some meningitis outbreak records from Freedom of Information Act

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Newspaper attorney says state could protect patient information by redacting names
Some state records involving the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak remain under wraps as the Michigan Department of Community Health has declared the crisis a "medical research project." The designation makes the records exempt under the Freedom of Information Act, the state argues.
8:04 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Washington Post examines Amash's relationship with Republicans in district

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Possible primary challenger scheduled to announce plans on Tuesday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Nearly three years after a band of renegade congressmen brought the tea party insurgency to Washington, there are early rumblings of a political backlash in some of their districts. Here in the Dutch Reformed country of West Michigan, long a bastion of mainstream, mannerly conservatism, voters in 2010 handed the House seat once held by Gerald R. Ford, to Justin Amash
7:58 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Schools wary of federal government shutdown

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5% of funding for most Battle Creek area schools comes from federal government
Oct. 21 is the date to watch. That's the date the Michigan Department of Education is due to sign the first batch of checks to public schools for the state's 2013-14 fiscal year. And, for some Michigan schools, that could be first time they feel the impact of a collision of state and federal partisanship that has tied up federal dollars.
11:56 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Monday is last day to register to vote in November election

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Mail-in forms must be post-marked by October 7th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election. In Kalamazoo, all seven city commission seats are in play. The two top vote-getters will become mayor and vice mayor. In Portage, residents will be voting for the mayor and three council members.
10:07 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Land says she has $2-million for Senate campaign

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Finance reports due October 15th will give more complete picture of fundraising by former Republican Secretary of State and Democratic Congressman Gary Peters
Washington- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land said she raised more than $2 million since launching her campaign for the 2014 election. The former secretary of state said her third-quarter fundraising figures will show $2.05 million in contributions.

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